mastitis

Summary

Summary: INFLAMMATION of the BREAST, or MAMMARY GLAND.

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  1. Berçot B, Kannengiesser C, Oudin C, Grandchamp B, Sanson le Pors M, Mouly S, et al. First description of NOD2 variant associated with defective neutrophil responses in a woman with granulomatous mastitis related to corynebacteria. J Clin Microbiol. 2009;47:3034-7 pubmed publisher
    We report the first case of granulomatous mastitis due to Corynebacterium kroppenstedtii linked to strongly impaired neutrophil responses to Nod2 agonist and a single nucleotide polymorphism within the NOD2 gene (SNP13 [Leu1007fsinsC]) in ..
  2. Bonnefont C, Rainard P, Cunha P, Gilbert F, Toufeer M, Aurel M, et al. Genetic susceptibility to S. aureus mastitis in sheep: differential expression of mammary epithelial cells in response to live bacteria or supernatant. Physiol Genomics. 2012;44:403-16 pubmed publisher
    Staphylococcus aureus is a prevalent pathogen for mastitis in dairy ruminants and is responsible for both clinical and subclinical mastitis...
  3. Akers R, Nickerson S. Mastitis and its impact on structure and function in the ruminant mammary gland. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 2011;16:275-89 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations strongly support the belief that insults from mastitis that lead to losses in mammary function are directly related to disruption of alveolar cell integrity, sloughing ..
  4. Contreras G, Rodriguez J. Mastitis: comparative etiology and epidemiology. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 2011;16:339-56 pubmed publisher
    b>Mastitis is broadly defined as the inflammation of the mammary gland; however, the concept of mastitis is customized to address its social and clinical impact in the case of humans and the health, welfare, and economic consequences for ..
  5. Liu H, Peng W. Morphological manifestations of nonpuerperal mastitis on magnetic resonance imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011;33:1369-74 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the morphological features of nonpuerperal mastitis on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  6. Delgado S, Arroyo R, Martin R, Rodriguez J. PCR-DGGE assessment of the bacterial diversity of breast milk in women with lactational infectious mastitis. BMC Infect Dis. 2008;8:51 pubmed publisher
    Infectious mastitis is a common condition during lactation and in fact, represents one of the main causes leading to a precocious weaning...
  7. Pisoni G, Zadoks R, Vimercati C, Locatelli C, Zanoni M, Moroni P. Epidemiological investigation of Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus involved in clinical mastitis in dairy goats. J Dairy Sci. 2009;92:943-51 pubmed publisher
    An outbreak of clinical mastitis was observed in dairy goats due to the zoonotic pathogen Streptococcus equi ssp. zooepidemicus. Affected goats were culled to prevent transmission of infection to other animals or humans...
  8. Ocal K, Dag A, Turkmenoglu O, Kara T, Seyit H, Konca K. Granulomatous mastitis: clinical, pathological features, and management. Breast J. 2010;16:176-82 pubmed publisher
    This clinical study was conducted to present clinical, radiologic, and histopathologic features of Granulomatous Mastitis (GM) and evaluate the result of surgical and steroid treatment...
  9. Maffini F, Baldini F, Bassi F, Luini A, Viale G. Systemic therapy as a first choice treatment for idiopathic granulomatous mastitis. J Cutan Pathol. 2009;36:689-91 pubmed publisher
    Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis clinically and histologically mimics an inflammatory carcinoma...

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  1. Bonnefont C, Toufeer M, Caubet C, Foulon E, Tasca C, Aurel M, et al. Transcriptomic analysis of milk somatic cells in mastitis resistant and susceptible sheep upon challenge with Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:208 pubmed publisher
    ..aureus was performed in order to enhance our understanding of the molecular and cellular events associated with mastitis resistance...
  2. Nzegwu M, Agu K, Amaraegbulam P. Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis lesion mimicking inflammatory breast cancer. CMAJ. 2007;176:1822 pubmed
  3. Sela S, Hammer Muntz O, Krifucks O, Pinto R, Weisblit L, Leitner G. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from mastitis outbreaks in dairy herds. J Dairy Res. 2007;74:425-9 pubmed
    During 1998-2002 outbreaks of Pseudomonas sp. mastitis among more than 15 Israeli sheep and goat dairy herds were observed. The animals presented a wide spectrum of clinical signs ranging from subclinical to gangrenous udder...
  4. Shpigel N, Elazar S, Rosenshine I. Mammary pathogenic Escherichia coli. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2008;11:60-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast to this notion, it was proposed that this is not the case for E. coli mastitis, a common disease in farm animals and that any given E...
  5. Pisoni G, Moroni P, Genini S, Stella A, Boettcher P, Cremonesi P, et al. Differentially expressed genes associated with Staphylococcus aureus mastitis in dairy goats. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2010;135:208-17 pubmed publisher
    To study gene expression within the mammary glands of dairy goats with mastitis, mRNA was collected from milk somatic cells (MSCs) of left udder halves challenged with Staphylococcus aureus and right udder halves infused with PBS, as ..
  6. Notebaert S, Carlsen H, Janssen D, Vandenabeele P, Blomhoff R, Meyer E. In vivo imaging of NF-kappaB activity during Escherichia coli-induced mammary gland infection. Cell Microbiol. 2008;10:1249-58 pubmed publisher
  7. Mørk T, Waage S, Tollersrud T, Kvitle B, Sviland S. Clinical mastitis in ewes; bacteriology, epidemiology and clinical features. Acta Vet Scand. 2007;49:23 pubmed
    Clinical mastitis is an important disease in sheep. The objective of this work was to identify causal bacteria and study certain epidemiological and clinical features of clinical mastitis in ewes kept for meat and wool production...
  8. Genini S, Badaoui B, Sclep G, Bishop S, Waddington D, Pinard van der Laan M, et al. Strengthening insights into host responses to mastitis infection in ruminants by combining heterogeneous microarray data sources. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:225 pubmed publisher
    Gene expression profiling studies of mastitis in ruminants have provided key but fragmented knowledge for the understanding of the disease...
  9. Connelly L, Barham W, Pigg R, Saint Jean L, Sherrill T, Cheng D, et al. Activation of nuclear factor kappa B in mammary epithelium promotes milk loss during mammary development and infection. J Cell Physiol. 2010;222:73-81 pubmed publisher
    ..that NF-kappaB is a key regulator of milk production led us to investigate the role of NF-kappaB during mastitis, an infection of the mammary gland in which milk loss is observed. Mammary gland injection of E...
  10. Le Marechal C, Jan G, Even S, McCulloch J, Azevedo V, Thiery R, et al. Development of serological proteome analysis of mastitis by Staphylococcus aureus in ewes. J Microbiol Methods. 2009;79:131-6 pubmed publisher
    Staphylococcus aureus is a major agent of mastitis in ruminants worldwide...
  11. Le Marechal C, Hernandez D, Schrenzel J, Even S, Berkova N, Thiery R, et al. Genome sequences of two Staphylococcus aureus ovine strains that induce severe (strain O11) and mild (strain O46) mastitis. J Bacteriol. 2011;193:2353-4 pubmed publisher
    Staphylococcus aureus is a major etiological agent of mastitis in ruminants. We report here the genome sequences of two ovine strains that were isolated from gangrenous (strain O11) and subclinical (strain O46) ewe mastitis...
  12. Miranda Morales R, Rojas Trejo V, Segura Candelas R, Carrillo Casas E, Sánchez Gonzalez M, Castor R, et al. Prevalence of pathogens associated with bovine mastitis in bulk tank milk in Mexico. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008;1149:300-2 pubmed publisher
    b>Mastitis as cause of low milk production coupled with the use of medication to control it cause dairy farms to register large economic losses...
  13. Montague E, Hilinski J, Andresen D, Cooley A. Evaluation and treatment of mastitis in infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013;32:1295-6 pubmed publisher
    We reviewed cases of mastitis in infants treated at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta from 2005 to 2011. Among infants with breast cultures, Staphylococcus aureus was the most common cause...
  14. Delgado S, Arroyo R, Jiménez E, Marín M, del Campo R, Fernández L, et al. Staphylococcus epidermidis strains isolated from breast milk of women suffering infectious mastitis: potential virulence traits and resistance to antibiotics. BMC Microbiol. 2009;9:82 pubmed publisher
    Although Staphylococcus aureus is considered the main etiological agent of infectious mastitis, recent studies have suggested that coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) may also play an important role in such infections...
  15. Elazar S, Gonen E, Livneh Kol A, Rosenshine I, Shpigel N. Neutrophil recruitment in endotoxin-induced murine mastitis is strictly dependent on mammary alveolar macrophages. Vet Res. 2010;41:10 pubmed publisher
    b>Mastitis, inflammation of the mammary tissue, is a common disease in dairy animals and mammary pathogenic Escherichia coli (MPEC) is a leading cause of the disease...
  16. Lambe M, Johansson A, Altman D, Eloranta S. Mastitis and the risk of breast cancer. Epidemiology. 2009;20:747-51 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to examine possible associations between a history of mastitis requiring hospitalization and subsequent risk of breast cancer...
  17. Amir L, Forster D, Lumley J, McLachlan H. A descriptive study of mastitis in Australian breastfeeding women: incidence and determinants. BMC Public Health. 2007;7:62 pubmed
    b>Mastitis is one of the most common problems experienced by women who are breastfeeding. Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue, which may or may not result from infection...
  18. Notebaert S, Demon D, Vanden Berghe T, Vandenabeele P, Meyer E. Inflammatory mediators in Escherichia coli-induced mastitis in mice. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008;31:551-65 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to investigate the host immune response during coliform mastitis, several inflammatory parameters were evaluated at 24 and 48h following inoculation of mouse mammary glands with ..
  19. Arsenault J, Aboud S, Manji K, Fawzi W, Villamor E. Vitamin supplementation increases risk of subclinical mastitis in HIV-infected women. J Nutr. 2010;140:1788-92 pubmed publisher
    Subclinical mastitis is common in HIV-infected women and is a risk factor for mother-to-child transmission of HIV...
  20. Hunt K, Williams J, Shafii B, Hunt M, Behre R, Ting R, et al. Mastitis is associated with increased free fatty acids, somatic cell count, and interleukin-8 concentrations in human milk. Breastfeed Med. 2013;8:105-10 pubmed publisher
    ..bovine lactation has demonstrated that milk produced by a mammary gland displaying inflammation-based symptoms of mastitis has increased levels of free fatty acids (FFAs) compared with milk produced by a contralateral asymptomatic gland...
  21. Al Niaimi F, Patel A, Blessing K, Fox R, Burden A. Cutaneous actinomycosis presenting as chronic mastitis. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2010;35:149-51 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a very unusual presentation mimicking chronic mastitis. A 35-year-old woman presented 7 months post-partum with tenderness and induration in the right breast...
  22. Rupp R, Bergonier D, Dion S, Hygonenq M, Aurel M, Robert Granie C, et al. Response to somatic cell count-based selection for mastitis resistance in a divergent selection experiment in sheep. J Dairy Sci. 2009;92:1203-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Low SCS lines indicated favorable responses to SCS-based selection on resistance to both clinical and subclinical mastitis. All clinical cases (n = 5) occurred in the High SCS line...
  23. Elazar S, Gonen E, Livneh Kol A, Rosenshine I, Shpigel N. Essential role of neutrophils but not mammary alveolar macrophages in a murine model of acute Escherichia coli mastitis. Vet Res. 2010;41:53 pubmed publisher
    b>Mastitis, the inflammation of the mammary gland, is an important disease affecting dairy animals worldwide. The disease is caused by mammary pathogenic bacteria and Escherichia coli are frequently implicated...
  24. Kinonen C, Gattuso P, Reddy V. Lupus mastitis: an uncommon complication of systemic or discoid lupus. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010;34:901-6 pubmed publisher
    Lupus mastitis is an uncommon presentation of lupus erythematosus profundus or lupus panniculitis, a rare variant of lupus erythematosus characterized by inflammation of the subcutaneous fat...
  25. Reddy P, Qi C, Zembower T, Noskin G, Bolon M. Postpartum mastitis and community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007;13:298-301 pubmed
    ..a relative increase in methicillin resistance among 48 cases of Staphylococcus aureus-associated postpartum mastitis during 1998-2005. Of 21 cases with methicillin resistance, 17 (81%) occurred in 2005...
  26. Chen C, Anderson B, Lo S, Lin C, Chen H. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections may not impede the success of ultrasound-guided drainage of puerperal breast abscesses. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;210:148-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Although MRSA has recently been observed to be a significant causative pathogen in mastitis, reports dealing with ultrasound-guided drainage of breast abscess did not address the bacteriology of these ..
  27. Berens P, Swaim L, Peterson B. Incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in postpartum breast abscesses. Breastfeed Med. 2010;5:113-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The study objective is to determine the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in postpartum breast abscesses in two Houston, TX, area hospitals...
  28. Gu B, Miao J, Fa Y, Lu J, Zou S. Retinoic acid attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory responses by suppressing TLR4/NF-kappaB expression in rat mammary tissue. Int Immunopharmacol. 2010;10:799-805 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated that retinoic acid protects rats against lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced mastitis, but the mechanism of action is unclear...
  29. Arroyo R, Martin V, Maldonado A, Jiménez E, Fernández L, Rodriguez J. Treatment of infectious mastitis during lactation: antibiotics versus oral administration of Lactobacilli isolated from breast milk. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;50:1551-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Mastitis is a common infectious disease during lactation, and the main etiological agents are staphylococci, streptococci, and/or corynebacteria...
  30. Rainard P. Staphylococcus aureus leucotoxin LukM/F' is secreted and stimulates neutralising antibody response in the course of intramammary infection. Vet Res. 2007;38:685-96 pubmed
    ..the milk samples of these two goats, in particular those of the only goat which developed gangrenous (necrotic) mastitis, and this activity was inhibited by antibodies to LukM/F'...
  31. Branch Elliman W, Golen T, Gold H, Yassa D, Baldini L, Wright S. Risk factors for Staphylococcus aureus postpartum breast abscess. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;54:71-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe novel risk factors associated with postpartum breast abscesses and the changing epidemiology of this infection...
  32. Zhang J, Zhang S, Wang T, Guo X, Hu R. Mammary gland expression of antibacterial peptide genes to inhibit bacterial pathogens causing mastitis. J Dairy Sci. 2007;90:5218-25 pubmed
    As a step toward prevention of bovine mastitis, a plasmid-mediated gene transfer technique was used to enable mammary cells to synthesize and secrete bovine lactoferricin and bovine tracheal antibacterial peptides...
  33. Nemenqani D, Yaqoob N, Hafiz M. Fine needle aspiration cytology of granulomatous mastitis with special emphasis on microbiologic correlation. Acta Cytol. 2009;53:667-71 pubmed
    To describe the cytomorphology of granulomatous mastitis (GM) and to evaluate the causative agents involved, proven on the basis of microbiologic culture results and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) studies...
  34. Wall R, Powell A, Sohn E, Foster Frey J, Bannerman D, Paape M. Enhanced host immune recognition of mastitis causing Escherchia coli in CD-14 transgenic mice. Anim Biotechnol. 2009;20:1-14 pubmed publisher
    Escherchia coli causes mastitis, an economically significant disease in dairy animals. E...
  35. Faro J, Katz A, Berens P, Ross P. Premature termination of nursing secondary to Serratia marcescens breast pump contamination. Obstet Gynecol. 2011;117:485-6 pubmed publisher
    Serratia marcescens, a known pathogen associated with postpartum mastitis, may be identified by its characteristic pigmentation. A 36-year-old P0102 woman presented postpartum and said that her breast pump tubing had turned bright pink...
  36. Wang X, Xu S, Gao X, Ren H, Chen J. Genetic polymorphism of TLR4 gene and correlation with mastitis in cattle. J Genet Genomics. 2007;34:406-12 pubmed
    ..05). In short, the allele A might play an important role in mastitis resistance in bovine.
  37. Xu H, Hu C, Gong R, Chen Y, Ren N, Xiao G, et al. Evaluation of a novel chimeric B cell epitope-based vaccine against mastitis induced by either Streptococcus agalactiae or Staphylococcus aureus in mice. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011;18:893-900 pubmed publisher
    To construct a universal vaccine against mastitis induced by either Streptococcus agalactiae or Staphylococcus aureus, the B cell epitopes of the surface immunogenic protein (Sip) from S. agalactiae and clumping factor A (ClfA) from S...
  38. Ozseker B, Ozcan U, Rasa K, Cizmeli O. Treatment of breast abscesses with ultrasound-guided aspiration and irrigation in the emergency setting. Emerg Radiol. 2008;15:105-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Ten cases of mastitis clinically suspected of having a breast abscess were referred from the emergency department for breast ultrasound...
  39. Fragkou I, Mavrogianni V, Cripps P, Gougoulis D, Fthenakis G. The bacterial flora in the teat duct of ewes can protect against and can cause mastitis. Vet Res. 2007;38:525-45 pubmed
    We studied the possible effects of bacterial populations within the teat duct, in the pathogenesis of ovine mastitis. In experiment I, 32 ewes were allocated into group A (ewes from which we isolated (+++ growth) coagulase-negative ..
  40. Chen H, Mo X, Yu J, Huang Z. Alpinetin attenuates inflammatory responses by interfering toll-like receptor 4/nuclear factor kappa B signaling pathway in lipopolysaccharide-induced mastitis in mice. Int Immunopharmacol. 2013;17:26-32 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the effect of alpinetin on mastitis has not been investigated...
  41. Loor J, Moyes K, Bionaz M. Functional adaptations of the transcriptome to mastitis-causing pathogens: the mammary gland and beyond. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 2011;16:305-22 pubmed publisher
    ..toll on productivity and health of the animal, in vivo and in vitro transcriptomics works involving different mastitis-causing pathogens have been conducted on the mammary gland, primarily on livestock species such as cow and sheep, ..
  42. Moazzez A, Kelso R, Towfigh S, Sohn H, Berne T, Mason R. Breast abscess bacteriologic features in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemics. Arch Surg. 2007;142:881-4 pubmed
  43. Gerjets I, Traulsen I, Reiners K, Kemper N. Assessing individual sow risk factors for coliform mastitis: a case-control study. Prev Vet Med. 2011;100:248-51 pubmed publisher
    In order to investigate sow-specific risk factors associated with coliform mastitis, a case-control study was performed over the course of 28 months. Data of three farms were collected under production conditions...
  44. Stafford I, Hernandez J, Laibl V, Sheffield J, Roberts S, Wendel G. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among patients with puerperal mastitis requiring hospitalization. Obstet Gynecol. 2008;112:533-7 pubmed publisher
    To estimate the incidence of puerperal mastitis requiring hospital admission and to describe demographic and obstetric risk factors for this condition...
  45. Raadsma H, Moser G, Crump R, Khatkar M, Zenger K, Cavanagh J, et al. Predicting genetic merit for mastitis and fertility in dairy cattle using genome wide selection and high density SNP screens. Dev Biol (Basel). 2008;132:219-23 pubmed
    ..PLS was computationally more efficient than GAR...
  46. Rupp R, Clement V, Piacère A, Robert Granie C, Manfredi E. Genetic parameters for milk somatic cell score and relationship with production and udder type traits in dairy Alpine and Saanen primiparous goats. J Dairy Sci. 2011;94:3629-34 pubmed publisher
    ..29, 0.34 and -0.27, respectively). These results suggest that a reduction in somatic cell count can be achieved by selection while still improving milk production and udder type and teat traits...
  47. Chiaradia E, Valiani A, Tartaglia M, Scoppetta F, Renzone G, Arena S, et al. Ovine subclinical mastitis: proteomic analysis of whey and milk fat globules unveils putative diagnostic biomarkers in milk. J Proteomics. 2013;83:144-59 pubmed publisher
    Subclinical mastitis is one of the main causes of alteration in milk content and has a major impact on both animal welfare and economy in the dairy industry...
  48. Wilson D, Mallard B, Burton J, Schukken Y, Grohn Y. Association of Escherichia coli J5-specific serum antibody responses with clinical mastitis outcome for J5 vaccinate and control dairy cattle. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2009;16:209-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on whether milk production changed following clinical mastitis or whether cows were culled or died within 30 days after onset, 51 mastitis cases were classified as severe or ..
  49. Miao J, Zhu Y, Gu B, Wang X, Zou S, Deng Y. Evaluation of the changes of immune cells during lipopolysaccharide-induced mastitis in rats. Cytokine. 2007;40:135-43 pubmed
    ..This is the first report of changes in peripheral blood immune cells and mammary tissue in rat mastitis.
  50. Lacambra M, Thai T, Lam C, Yu A, Pham H, Tran P, et al. Granulomatous mastitis: the histological differentials. J Clin Pathol. 2011;64:405-11 pubmed publisher
    The management of granulomatous mastitis depends on the causative factor, and accurate diagnosis in distinguishing between idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) and tuberculous mastitis (TBM) is indispensable...
  51. Gupta R. Fine needle aspiration cytology of granulomatous mastitis: a study of 18 cases. Acta Cytol. 2010;54:138-41 pubmed
    To study fine needle aspiration cytologic features of granulomatous mastitis (GM), which can clinically mimic a carcinoma of the breast. The aspirate was obtained using a 10-mL syringe and 22-gauge needle in 18 women...
  52. Miao J, Zhang J, Zheng L, Yu X, Zhu W, Zou S. Taurine attenuates Streptococcus uberis-induced mastitis in rats by increasing T regulatory cells. Amino Acids. 2012;42:2417-28 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the effects of Tau on a rat model of mastitis induced by Streptococcus uberis (S. uberis) and the changes of T regulatory cells (Tregs) were assessed...
  53. Delgado S, Garcia P, Fernández L, Jiménez E, Rodríguez Baños M, del Campo R, et al. Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus strains involved in human and bovine mastitis. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2011;62:225-35 pubmed publisher
    Staphylococcus aureus is one of the main etiological agents of mastitis in different mammalian species...